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Sukma Police announce reward of Rs 40 Lakh for capture of Naxalites behind attack on CRPF

Sukma Police Has Released Posters Declaring A Prize Of The Head Of Naxalites Behind The Deadly Attack On The 74th Battalion Of The Central Reserve Police Force, Which Resulted In The Death Of At Least 25 Personnel On April 24.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 29 Apr 2017, 07:58:31 AM
Sukma Police announce reward of Rs 40 Lakh for capture of Naxalites behind attack on CRPF (ANI Image)

New Delhi:

Sukma Police has released posters declaring a prize of the head of Naxalites behind the deadly attack on the 74th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force, which resulted in the death of at least 25 personnel on April 24. 

The posters announce the prize ranging from Rs 3 Lakh to Rs 40 Lakh to anyone who gives information or helps in the capture of culprits of ‘Sukma attack’, dead or alive. 

The poster mentions that the identity of the informer will not be revealed.

Read | Police recovers a Naxal's body from Sukma CRPF attack site

Meanwhile, the CRPF has decided to enhance the number of lethal counter-insurgency operations in the south Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, an ANI report said.

Director General of the CRPF, Sudeep Lakhtakia, who has deployed a total of 28 battalions in Chhattisgarh with 10 being only in the Bastar region, said the new action plan of the force will be to effectively dominate the area.

A regular CRPF battalion comprises about 1,000 personnel.

Read | Cricketer Gautam Gambhir to bear expenses of children of 25 CRPF personnel killed in Sukma attack

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First Published : 29 Apr 2017, 07:53:00 AM

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